House Of Delegates
A major funding plan to build 15 new schools and renovate up to 40 others in Baltimore by enabling the city to issue about $1 billion in bonds moved forward in the Maryland House of Delegates on Thursday.
With finances improving in the aftermath of the recession, the Maryland Senate voted Wednesday for a nearly $37 billion budget that would boost education spending for some counties that have lost population and wealth and would provide a cost-of-living increase for state workers.
State Sen. James Mathias is being credited with the arrest of a man on theft charges after Mathias saw the man acting suspiciously in his Ocean City neighborhood.
Maryland is about to become the 18th state in the nation to abolish the death penalty.
The Maryland House of Delegates has voted to maintain a much-debated state law that allows police to take DNA samples from arrestees without a warrant.
The Maryland House of Delegates will decide whether to repeal Maryland’s death penalty. Lawmakers open their debate in Annapolis Wednesday evening.
The Maryland House of Delegates amended the state budget on Wednesday to make up to $300,000 available to help a farm family pay its legal bills after it was sued unsuccessfully over alleged poultry pollution.
An offshore wind bill that would require utilities to buy renewable energy credits has passed the Maryland House of Delegates.
A Maryland lawmaker has introduced a bill to legalize marijuana.
A bill that would require utilities to buy offshore renewable energy credits has been granted preliminary approval by the Maryland House of Delegates.
Local Democratic Party leaders in Baltimore have nominated activist Nina Harper to replace the late Hattie Harrison in the House of Delegates.
The Maryland Senate and the House of Delegates have approved measures allowing natural gas companies to seek a surcharge of up to $2 on monthly gas bills to help recover costs for replacing aging infrastructure.